Tested by experts
dishwashers

LG LDF8072ST 24-in. Built-In Stainless Steel Dishwasher Review

Featuring an impressive range of wash features and customization options, the LG LDF8072ST falls short on efficiency and scrapes by on performance.

$1,209.00
Advertisement

Introduction

The first thing we noticed about the LG LDF8072ST was the cluttered control panel. At first glance, it looks difficult to figure out, but for a machine that has so many features and wash options, it’s about as simple as it can be. In fact, that's probably a good assessment of this machine in general.

Aside from the wash options, the LDF8072ST is a solid machine, if expensive and a bit erratic. It also has an extremely high capacity (thanks to the cutlery rack) and is well designed. Our biggest complaint was its inconsistency, specifically in regards to efficiency and cleaning performance. For those who are concerned about cost, the $1,200 price tag may be an insurmountable barrier. And we’d have to agree.

Comparable Products

Before you buy the LG LDF8072ST, take a look at these other dishwashers.

Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Design
  3. Efficiency
  4. Speed & Performance
  5. Washing Features
  6. Controls & Usability
  7. Conclusion

News and Features

Ikea concept kitchen hero

IKEA Unveils its High-Tech Kitchen of the (Near) Future

IKEA has dreamed up an efficient, high-tech kitchen for the year 2025.

Dw80h9930us 010 detail3 silver

Samsung Updates Kitchen Lineup for Millennials

This new suite of kitchen appliances offers a bunch of nifty features.

Agbogbloshie flickr qampnet hero

Appliances, Not Gadgets, Make Up Majority of e-Waste

Only 7 percent of e-waste comes from cellphones and computers.

Firstbuild hackathon 22

GE Let Strangers Tear Apart Its Appliances—for Science

Slow cooker webcams? Coffee-roasting ovens? They're coming.

Gaggenau dishwasher speed oven hero 2

Gaggenau’s New Dishwasher Offers High-Tech Luxury

Gaggenau’s new dishwasher and speed microwave give kitchens Euro flair.

Miele diamond knock2open hero 5

The Futura Is Here: Miele’s New Diamond Dishwasher

The Futura Diamond is the latest for Miele’s Generation 6000 line.

Ge monogram zdt800ssfss dishwasher hard water hero

How Hard Water Hurts Your Dishwasher

Know the signs and save your dishwasher from destruction.

Hotpoint dishwasher hero

Do Dishwashers Cause Allergies in Children?

Is there such a thing as too clean?

Redeposit hero 3

Why Doesn’t My Dishwasher Actually Clean My Dishes?

Food redeposit is a pain in the neck, but you can prevent it.